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External Liberalization, Economic Performance, and Distribution in Malaysia

Matias Vernengo

in External Liberalization in Asia, Post-Socialist Europe, and Brazil

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195189322
eISBN:
9780199783823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189322.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the growth and distributional impacts of Malaysia's policy of maintaining open current and capital accounts. Malaysia's external liberalization policy initiatives are described. ... More


Exit Strategies

Richard Caplan

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories: Rule and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199263455
eISBN:
9780191602726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263450.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Explores how, and under what circumstances, international authorities should withdraw from the administration of a territory. Whereas elections were once viewed as the capstone of international ... More


Social and economic impact of the HIV pandemic

Tim Quinlan and Alan Whiteside

in The HIV Pandemic: Local and Global Implications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237401
eISBN:
9780191723957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237401.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In early 2003, an outbreak of a new disease, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), caused panic around the world. When the disease was finally brought under control and the costs were totalled, ... More


The Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters

Debarati Guha-Sapir and Indhira Santos (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199841936
eISBN:
9780199950157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841936.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Natural disasters, in particular climate related ones, are increasing in frequency. Along with this, their socio economic impacts have doubled or even tripled. These trends present important ... More


Horse Trading and Other Material Bargains

Jonathan Karam Skaff

in Sui-Tang China and Its Turko-Mongol Neighbors: Culture, Power, and Connections, 580-800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199734139
eISBN:
9780199950195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734139.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the argument that unlike popular belief, the material needs of the Turko-Mongols only played a small role in shaping the relations between the Sui-Tang Empires and ... More


Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

K.M. Venkat Narayan, Desmond Williams, Edward W. Gregg, and Catherine C. Cowie (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Numerous research programs have developed over the last decade to improve the understanding of the causes, prevention, and treatment of diabetes and its complications. Efficient synthesis of the data ... More


Economic Costs of Obesity

Frank B. Hu

in Obesity Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195312911
eISBN:
9780199865260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312911.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the economic costs of obesity. There is overwhelming evidence that excess weight is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Current estimates of economic expenses ... More


Comparisons Historical and Geographical

Stephen Conway

in War, State, and Society in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199253753
eISBN:
9780191719738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253753.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

To understand more fully the significance of the impact of conflicts, the experience of the years 1739-63 compared with the British and Irish experience of earlier and later armed struggles during ... More


Money and People

Catherine Kovesi Killerby

in Sumptuary Law in Italy 1200-1500

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247936
eISBN:
9780191714733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247936.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter begins by explaining that sumptuary legislation cannot be ‘linked in a simple or satisfying way to contemporary economic opinion or conditions’. It then investigates the importance for ... More


The Economic and Social Revolution

Alan Forrest

in The Revolution in Provincial France: Aquitaine, 1789–1799

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206163
eISBN:
9780191676994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206163.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the impact of the French Revolution on the social and economic conditions in Aquitaine. For much of Aquitaine, the Revolution spelt the end of an era of prosperity and the onset ... More


Immediatism, Dissent, and Gender: Women and the Sentimentalization of Transatlantic Anti-Slavery Appeals 1

Carol Lasser

in Women, Dissent, and Anti-Slavery in Britain and America, 1790–1865

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199585489
eISBN:
9780191728969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585489.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter distinguishes between anti-slavery arguments developed by dissenting women in Britain and America between the 1790s and the 1850s. While women on both sides of the Atlantic asserted the ... More


Framework: The Channels for Indirect Impacts

Alan Roe and Jeffery Round

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the channels of impact of an extractives activity on an economy by describing the different routes through which the direct economic and social impacts of these activities ... More


Japan: Leveraging National Regulatory Reform and the Economic Modeling of Trade Agreements

Kenichi Kawasaki, Atsushi Sunami, Yoko Ikeda, and Michael C. Huang

in Megaregulation Contested: Global Economic Ordering After TPP

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198825296
eISBN:
9780191864001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825296.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

After the withdrawal of the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in 2017, Japan has taken the lead in advancing the TPP framework via the CPTPP to reform its highly regulated ... More


The Economics of AIDS

Peter Piot

in AIDS Between Science and Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166263
eISBN:
9780231538770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166263.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the economic dimensions of HIV and AIDS. In general the poor are more affected by disease than the rich. It is the case for infant mortality, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, ... More


Trade Show Specialization and Territorial Specialization

Harald Bathelt, Francesca Golfetto, and Diego Rinallo

in Trade Shows in the Globalizing Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199643080
eISBN:
9780191779541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643080.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

After examining paradigmatic views on the relationship between trade shows and their underlying economic geographies, based on the structure–agency debate in the social sciences, this chapter ... More


Cost-Benefit Analysis and Regulatory Impact Assessment

Robert Baldwin, Martin Cave, and Martin Lodge

in Understanding Regulation: Theory, Strategy, and Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199576081
eISBN:
9780191806698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199576081.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter examines the role of regulatory impact assessment and other forms of economic analysis as a means of evaluating and influencing regulatory policy. It first considers the growing ... More


Migration Research and Policy in the United States: Between Admissionists and Restrictionists

Philip Martin

in Bridging the Gaps: Linking Research to Public Debates and Policy Making on Migration and Integration

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198834557
eISBN:
9780191872655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834557.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

US researchers have reached more consensus on the number and characteristics of migrants than on their socio-economic impacts, especially with regard to unauthorized migrants. When there is consensus ... More


Varieties of Colonialism: India and Nigeria

Atul Kohli

in Imperialism and the Developing World: How Britain and the United States Shaped the Global Periphery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190069629
eISBN:
9780190069650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069629.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

British colonialism in India was prolonged and deep. By contrast, British rule in Africa, including in Nigeria, was relatively short and superficial. This chapter analyzes the motives, mechanisms, ... More


Medicaid

Jonathan Gruber

in Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226533568
eISBN:
9780226533575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226533575.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter reviews the structure of the Medicaid program and its economic impact. Section 1.1 begins by reviewing the program's history, and discussing the evolution and current structure of ... More


Diverging Paths: The Impact of the Two World Wars on Welfare State Development in Belgium and the Netherlands

Dirk Luyten

in Warfare and Welfare: Military Conflict and Welfare State Development in Western Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198779599
eISBN:
9780191824647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779599.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

For the Netherlands and Belgium in the twentieth century, occupation is a key concept to understand the impact of the war on welfare state development. The occupation shifted the balance of power ... More


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